Deputy Manager

Hours: Full Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Brimington Care Centre

Are you an experienced Care Deputy Manager looking for a new challenge?

Are you passionate about providing excellent care to the elderly?

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated Care Deputy Manager with proven experience, responsible for ensuring a high level of clinical care and governance is provided to our residents.

About Us:

Brimington Care Home is located in a quiet village on the outskirts of the large market town of Chesterfield, it is a purpose-built care home with 42 resident bedrooms, based in Chesterfield.

Our dedicated and compassionate care team provide residential, dementia and respite care, as well as intermediate care as an alternative to hospital.

We currently offering 38.5 hours per week.

Hourly rate: £14.50 per hour

What does the job role involve?

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Work with the Home Manager to formulate strategies for service development or changes in service provision and support implementation
  • Provide effective leadership and support for the nursing and care team within the home.
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
  • Demand high quality service delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs.
  • Ensure that colleagues have undertaken training appropriate to their role and that learning is transferred into practice.
  • Monitor delivery of care, including infection prevention and control procedures, e.g. wound care, catheter management; and ensure high standards are maintained.
  • Develop links with local nurse specialists and teams e.g. continence nurse, tissue viability nurse, falls service etc. and ensure that residents are referred according to local procedures and protocols.
  • Collate performance information required for the monthly management and other reports as required by the Home Manager.
  • Review accidents and incidents and ensure that lessons learnt are translated into practice. Conduct investigations as directed by the Home Manager, following an accident, incident or complaint.
  • Ensure that clinical equipment is maintained in a safe, clean and fully functional state and that colleagues are competent and confident to use it.
  • Report areas of concern to the Home Manager and agree appropriate action to be taken.
  • Ensure colleagues are aware of company policies and procedures and that these are incorporated into practice.
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are in place and that they facilitate the effective transfer of information between colleagues.
  • Ensure that notifications are completed and sent to CQC, in accordance with regulatory requirements and that all accidents and incidents are reported, recorded and investigated in line with company policy..
  • Assist the Home Manager to meet all relevant regulatory, contract and good practice standards.
  • Any ad hoc duties to meet service delivery for our residents and home.


  • Previous deputy/managerial experience is a must
  • Strong background in elderly and dementia care
  • Able to lead, develop and inspire both clinical and non-clinical teams
  • Working to deadlines and meeting KPI expectations
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Sound knowledge of CQC regulations
  • The ability to manage a busy workload and prioritise tasks
  • Highly motivated and good communication skills

What can we offer you in return for your hardwork and commitment?

  • Great opportunities for further training and development
  • Full time contract
  • Monday – Friday – Occasional requirement to work on call, based on the demands of the role
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Free DBS (T&C’s apply)
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Wagestream – Same-day pay
  • Our employee assist programme – healthcare and mental health support
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

Why join us?

Aurem Care have been awarded for the prestigious ‘Top 20 Care Home Group’ accolade by, celebrating our commitment to excellence in care across the UK.

Our homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!

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Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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